Rosie Shepard is Retail Week Connect’s commercial content writer. She joined the team straight out of university in July 2019 to act as the team’s in-house writer and journalist, creating content to connect brands and retailers.
Rosie also works on Be Inspired, Retail Week’s initiative to encourage future female leaders in retail, leading on ambassador acquisition and management. She also writes about Be Inspired’s events and Senior Leadership Academy workshops, so the lessons can be learnt by all of Retail Week’s audience.
A keen traveller, Rosie has a BA Hons in History with Study Abroad from the University of Exeter, completing one year of her course at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
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Highlights from the second day on the Retail Re-engineered stage at Tech. 2019 included a debate on what makes a tech leader and whether digital transformation really exists. Following on from day one’s five lessons, here are five more takeaways from day two.
Day one on the Retail Re-Engineered stage at Tech. featured a host of inspiring speakers, from Adidas’ vice president of global sales to Farfetch head of supply chain products Tatiana Lopes, and representatives from our sponsors Accenture, Isobar and Sorted. From our five sessions, here are our five key takeaways.
Alice Boaten, regional manager at Sainsbury’s Argos and member of Be Inspired’s Senior Leadership Academy, was named Woman of the Year at the Barclaycard Everywoman in Retail Awards this month.